1997 Buick LeSabre Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Buick LeSabre

1997 Buick LeSabre Problems

Heater blows only cool air...even w/ defroster on

I'll turn up the temp on the dual control to get heat, and/or the defroster to blow warmer air. All I get is cool air that makes for an uncomfortable ride and slower defrost. I did replace the blower motor in the summer, could this have caused the problem by not hooking something up correctly?

Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail

The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

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1997 Buick LeSabre Questions

my check engine line just came on today for the first time (1 answer)

it was not this morning when I went too work but when I started this afternoon after work it was on

why I have no power radio or display? (2 answers)

unplug radio to put new radio could not find adapter replace the same radio now there no light display.

1997 Buick Lesabre 136k. Electrical question. (1 answer)

I replaced the alternator and battery because it was running around 13 volts. Volts look good now -about 14. But now when I apply brakes or slow down there is a huge swing in volts; it goes back down to 13! Turn signal gets weak, etc. It goes back up to around 14 volts a few seconds later. What c...

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1997 Buick LeSabre Recalls

Recall 96V116000
A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD.
Recall 96V044000
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OR MORE INCORRECT SAFETY BELT AND/OR SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ENDS. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

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1997 Buick LeSabre Reviews

This was my grandparents until they passed away. I inherited their 1997 Lesabre Custom with 85,000 miles didn't drive many places since elderly people. The body is in good shape stereo with Delco cassette plays impressive very comfortable buckets, fixed one of the headlights wasn't working it still runs like new bought in 2005 as a free ride. I own this car now, thankfully hasn't made me put no...
hi this is dmarius knott i with to buy a buick for 100
My 97 Lesabre custom has 284000 miles on it. I'm not sure if that is original miles for it was a salvage car when I bought it. The body is tight with no rattles, steering is tight with no slack in the linkage, all controls and lights working properly, interior is like a new car, blue with white exterior, a very pretty car. I've done the normal maintenance, Brakes and recently the plastic intake...

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